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A General Introduction to Speakers and Variables

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the elicited and freely spoken material that makes up the database for this study. The choice of Embo as the main focus of the investigation is explained in terms of the wider ... More


The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement” presents the early history of the summer camp as background for understanding the circumstances confronted by the new social work profession around the ... More


Social Capital and Spiritual Capital

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Congregations represent a significant source of energy for social action because of their unique capacity to mobilize a constituent network for collective ends. Congregations translate their social ... More


Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early ... More


Migration, Class, and Black Religiosity

Phoebe Wolfskill

in Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041143
eISBN:
9780252099700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041143.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 examines the ways in which Motley, alongside numerous black and nonblack artists and scholars, explored religious affiliation as an indicator of socioeconomic class. While Motley renders ... More


Class and Community Organizations

Gregory Smithsimon

in September 12: Community and Neighborhood Recovery at Ground Zero

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740842
eISBN:
9780814771129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740842.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how physical space and the socioeconomic class of residents shaped community activism in Battery Park City before and after September 11. It compares the activism of Battery ... More


The High Cost of Jewish Living

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The fourth chapter addresses some of the obstacles to maintaining Jewish identity in the many ways that economic and social class intersect with ethnic identity and community practices. While, on the ... More


* The Best Backrubber: Fathers Move into Labor Rooms

Judith Walzer Leavitt

in Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832554
eISBN:
9781469605616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887837_leavitt.7
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the hospitals that allowed a number of waiting fathers to venture out of the waiting rooms for short visits to their wives during labor; a few hospitals even let them stay ... More


Behind the Words: Introducing the Research Project and Respondents

Lotika Singha

in Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter first elaborates on the research project informing this book. Next, based on descriptive analyses, the chapter situates the research samples in the broader social worlds from which they ... More


That Doesn’t Count as a Book, That’s Real Life!”: Outlaw(ed) Literacies, Criminalized Intertextualities, and Institutional Linkages

Jonathan Rosa

in Looking like a Language, Sounding like a Race: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and the Learning of Latinidad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190634728
eISBN:
9780190634759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634728.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 6 demonstrates how students’ literacy skills are not simply erased within the school but also criminalized. Students write their identities in complex ways, highlighting the competing forces ... More


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